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Old 08-07-2019, 07:35 PM
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Default Sinningia leaves molded and rotted- tuber should be okay, right?

I got some sinningias in the mail a few days ago, and on one, the leaves were caked together with mildew. I'm guessing it may have been just a little bit too damp. I planted it anyway, but the mold killed the leaves off. When I took it (and the moss around it) out, I found that the tuber was still firm and healthy-looking. I can't see any signs of molding on the tuber itself, only on the dead leaves, which fell away immediately upon being touched.

I've set the tuber, without anything else, in a small flowerpot to dry out. I didn't scrub it or anything, I don't want to damage it, and I figure being in the open air will kill any mildew on it. My plan is to leave it out for a week or so, then plant it back so it can regrow. That's the best route to take, right?
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Old 08-08-2019, 01:00 AM
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Yep, just trim off any soft parts and let it dry out for a while.

New growth after shipping is anyways way better than trying to keep the old stuff anyway.
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